Science Rocks

Sea Life Sensory

Ideal for Toddler, Preschool/Pre-K

Two children smile as they play in a classroom.

This activity promotes development and learning by encouraging children to both expand on their imagination and language development, and enhance their fine motor skills.


  • Sand
  • Water
  • Container e.g., bucket tub
  • Sea animal toys and shells
  • Optional: Blue natural food coloring


  1. Fill the container with water, to the desired amount.
  2. Tilt container, pour in wet sand.
  3. Tilt container again, pour in dry sand to make a beach shore.
  4. Add sea animal toys and shells to the sensory bin.
  5. Enjoy!

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